Feedback Release: Contemporary Venice

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Feedback release: Contemporary Venice – It’s LIQUID International Art Show

Contemporary Venice – It’s LIQUID International Art Show, international exhibition of photography, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art, is being held in Venice, in the prestigious Palazzo Flangini, from December 15th 2014 to January 12th 2015. The event also hosts Hybrid Identities, international experimental video art section. The exhibition, curated by Luca Curci, under the patronage of the city and province of Venice, has been organized by It’s LIQUID Group and International ArtExpo, in collaboration with VALORIZZAZIONI CULTURALI | ART-EVENTS.

Click here to download the full photo reportage of Contemporary Venice – It’s LIQUID International Art Show.

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The exhibition opening was a great success of public and critic, with more than 500 visitors among international artists involved, art critics, gallerists, art professionals, journalists and art lovers. With a rich program of video art screenings, it is animated too by amazing live performances and experimental dance numbers on December 15 and 19, 2014 and on January 16, 2015. National and international press reviewed the event, which has been promoted on SKY Arte HD and SKY TG24 too.

Click here to download the full photo reportage of Contemporary Venice – It’s LIQUID International Art Show.

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The event has been curated by Arch. Luca Curci (Founder of LUCA CURCI ARCHITECTS, International ArtExpo and It’s LIQUID Group) and organized in collaboration with VALORIZZAZIONI CULTURALI | ART-EVENTS. The festival’s program includes exhibitions, video art screenings, movies’ projections, live performances and meetings with artists involved.

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The first winter edition of Contemporary Venice is focused on the theme of IDENTITIES and on the relationship between man, society and contemporary cities. The exhibition will explore the lifestyles and ways of being that run on a parallel level of our ordinary life. Everyday behaviours are the actual reflection of cities and societies we have created and that have developed a personal identity. This new city character becomes the new order that modifies our everyday life.

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International ArtExpo would like to acknowledge all the artists for their effort, vision, and passion for contemporary art.

ARTISTS
Pauline Thomas France | Daria Krasilnikova Russia | Demian Bichsel Switzerland | Francoise Gaujour France | Roberta Marroquin USA | Argento Germany | Fiona Ai Bubble Monaco | Sebnem Cakalogullari Turkey | Paula Haapalahti Finland | Menno van der Meulen The Netherlands | Istvan Switzerland | Carme Ollé & ei point Spain | Maxim Wakultschik Germany | David Jenner UK | Katerina Giannopoulou Germany | Eginbon Taiwan | Marco Tessarolo Italy | Pedro Lacerda Brazil | Kai Germany | Toni Simó Spain | Ester Eva Damen & Suzan Tunca The Netherlands | Eduardo Darino Uruguay | Viscido Italy | Umut Yalim Turkey | Natalija Usakova Germany | Giuseppe Fucsia Italy | Raffaele Federici Italy | Manakyan Tatevik Russia | Alessio Larocchi Italy | Daniela Grifoni Italy | Tetiana Horush Ukraine | Mar Garrido Spain | Arba Bekteshi Albania | Kathy Rose USA | Marcello Mura Italy | Edson Luli Italy | Silvia Lasmar Faraco USA | Jim Costanzo USA | Stefanie Sixt & Markus Mehr Germany | Anja Spajic Croatia | Lior Nordman Israel | Maria Providencia Casanovas USA | Helena Schultheis Edgeler Croatia | Shella Anunakiu Starlily Monet Australia | Boris Kadin Croatia | Wednesday Kim USA | Sasha Litvintseva UK | Alexandra Anikina UK 

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PERFORMANCE PROGRAM

– December 15th 2014, starting from 06.30 PM
Fenia Apostolou . Greece – “Chair’s Tragedy” – 20 min
My Johansson . Sweden – “fREaK” – 20 min
Alexandra Foffano & Angelica Stecchi . Italy – “Propinquis”- 11 min

– January 16th 2015, starting from 04.00 PM
Compagnia Teatro – Danza Weltanschaung . Italy – “Corpo a corpo” – 12 min
Laboratorio Amaltea/Kyméia compagnia giovanile danza . Italy – “Come foglie” – 13 min
Jonathan Tabacchiera . Italy – “Requiem” di Giuseppe Verdi – 20 min
Marta Cinicolo . Italy – “L’epilogo” – 11 min
Performing Danza . Italy – “Kandinsky” – 17 min
Anthony Lo Giudice . UK – 20 min

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Palazzo Flangini, located in the heart of Venice, nearby Santa Lucia railway station and overlooking Grand Canal, is a luxury, elegant and noble palace, a typical expression of the Venetian Baroque. Built since 1644 and projected by the famous architect Giuseppe Sardi, the palace is still finely decorated with sculptures, “stucchi”, frescos and paintings, with a monumental façade on Canal Grande. It is perfectly and entirely restored and fully equipped for hosting any type of events and exhibitions. In addition to an exclusive entrance directly from Campo San Geremia, it has a private water entrance and a dock alongside the facade. The total area of about 850 sq/mt is divided in ground floor (the typical Venetian Fondaco) and the noble first floor (Portego).

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Starting from 2001, Luca Curci with International ArtExpo and It’s LIQUID Group, have curated and organized more than 80 contemporary art events, with the participation of about 2.500 international artists from all-over the world (UK, Spain, Italy, France, Austria, Portugal, The Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, Greece, Germany, Turkey, Poland, USA, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Israel, UAE, Russia, Thailand, etc.) with an average of 45 artworks exhibited in each show (with a maximum of 108 artists involved in the great MORPHOS festival held in Venice during the Architecture Biennale 2014). The organization has international partnerships with art venues in Italy, Turkey, USA, Spain, Argentina, UK, Middle East, etc., and collaborates with museums, galleries and institutions such as MuMo – Museum Montanelli in Prague, Laura Haber Gallery in Buenos Aires, MIXER gallery in Istanbul and MECA art center in Almeria.

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It’s LIQUID Group
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Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 33
70122 Bari (Italy)
+39.0805234018
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